Nintendo Can't DQ Floyd & Buss From IP Suit: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday overturned an order barring Floyd & Buss LLP from representing Shared Memory Graphics LLC in its patent suit over graphics accelerator technology, saying a previous agreement barred defendant Nintendo Co. Ltd. from claiming a conflict of interest.

Floyd & Buss attorney Kent Cooper had previously worked with Advanced Micro Devices Inc., which had been sued by Lonestar Inventions LP over the same memory chip at issue in SMG's suit. Video game giant Nintendo was a co-defendant in that case, and the...
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